Dixie Triathlon

Sat September 12, 2020 Huntingdon, TN 38344 US Directions
Events

Sprint Distance

8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Olympic Distance

7:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Aquabike - Olympic Distance

7:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Two Person Relay - Sprint Distance

8:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT

Two Person Relay - Olympic Distance

7:30AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT
Dixie & Riverbluff Triathlons Canceled

July 8, 2020 - It's been a trying and emotional couple of weeks for us as we've been actively working to deliver safe and fun races this summer within guidelines set forth by the state. Two weeks ago we received all permit approvals for both our Riverbluff and Dixie Triathlons, taking place on August 8 and September 12, respectively. Unfortunately, just a few days later, the State of Tennessee extended their state of emergency order through late August forcing us to reexamine our safe return to racing plan and look to see how we might be able to modify our plans once again to still deliver races. We have had numerous discussions with local and state officials, our key sponsors, and other local race production companies to determine the best path forward and we have determined that we are unable to deliver our Riverbluff Triathlon and Dixie Triathlon under the current state of emergency order and uncertainty beyond. 

We can assure you that this decision does not come lightly as we worked tirelessly to make these races happen and not have them suffer the same fate that all of our previous 2020 events have already suffered. But despite the fact that we had tremendously high expectations for this year - with the roll out of a Moab Tri Camp, adding a half distance race to Riverbluff, adding USAT Regional Chps designations to races we operate, and more - we are still extremely excited about the future and can already tell you that some BIG things are already in the works. We encourage you to hang with us and keep living the multisport life as next year will be extra special. We promise!

To those that have registered for Riverbluff and/or Dixie, we will be communicating with you separately with next steps. Please bear with us as we work through this, but rest assured that communication is coming soon and that we're here to assist you if you have any questions. 

Thank you all so much for you support! 2020 might be a lost year for us, but we know there are other amazing local race companies around the southeast still able to deliver races and we strongly suggest you check them out and support them. Some, in particular, are Team Magic, Race Day Events, Dirty Bird Events,Personal Best Racing, PR Event Management and Kentuckiana Race Management. 

Sincerely,
Joe Fleenor
Owner & Race Director
Above The Fold Events & Sport Promotions
joefleenor@abovethefoldevents.com

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.abovethefoldevents.com/events/dixie-triathlon.

Place
Carroll County Thousand Acre Recreation Lake
Huntingdon, TN US 38344
Description

The third annual Dixie Triathlon is set to launch on Sept. 12, 2020 from the stunning banks of Carroll County's 1000 Acre Recreation Lake in West Tennessee. Having sold out in its inaugural year, and exceeding registration expectations in 2019 - this year's promises to continue to offer participants and spectators one of the most unique and entertaining races in Tennessee. 

The swim will take place in the stunning Carroll County Thousand Acre Lake. No current, clean water, and smooth conditions.  Please continue to check the course information as maps are added. (Modifications can occur with or without notice as we adapt to sudden circumstances)

The bike is a loop around Huntingdon and Carroll County, with a section traveling through the quaint downtown Huntingdon square. Please continue to check the course information as maps are added. (Modifications can occur with or without notice as we adapt to sudden circumstances)

The run is an out-and-back along the country roads surrounding the lake. Please continue to check the course information as maps are added. (Modifications can occur with or without notice as we adapt to sudden circumstances)

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Event Details

Sprint Distance: 500 meter swim - 16 mile bike - 5k run

Olympic Distance: 1500 meter swim - 40k bike - 10k run

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 11: Packet Pickup
4:00-7:00pm - Packet Pickup
The Dixie Carter Performing Arts Center, 191 Court Square, Huntingdon, TN 38344

Saturday, September 12 Race Day!

Race Day
5:30am - Transition opens
5:30-7:15am - Packet Pick-Up and Late Registration
7:15am - Transition closes.  All bikes must be in transition and transition clear of all non-relay participants
7:30am - Olympic start
8:15am - Sprint start
10:45am - Awards

*Race Director holds the right to adjust schedule leading up to the race. Should any schedule changes take place, notice will be given.

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